Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), Penang Island

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Explore the topographic and biological variety of Malaysia at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), 2,562 hectares (6,330 acres) of protected landscape and wildlife. Head down to the beach to meet the crab-eating macaques living there, and pay a visit to the turtle breeding beach nearby. Spot stork-billed kingfishers around the wetlands, and discover the many species living in the mangroves: with six different types of habitat here, the diversity of animal and plant life is extensive. Once you've seen it from the ground, head up to the canopy walkway to gain a different perspective on the park's abundance. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang) by using our Teluk Bahang itinerary maker.
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  • August 16, 2017
    We went to the national park on probably one of the wettest days ever. We walked to turtle beach and then got the boat back. The trek was hazardous with free flowing water running down the paths. I ca...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    We went out with the local bus to the National Park from Georgetown. Without admission, only with an entry in the logbook, we have us alone on the way to the beach Turtel made. We had no watch, so I can't say how long it took. Overall, we were but at noon at the National Park and went until about 7: 00 back. The road itself was quite nice and it came up a little jungle feeling despite prescribed ways. We've seen some monkeys along the way. The beach itself was pretty clean and quiet, there were virtually no other people. For swimming, he is apparently less suitable as signs were on the beach. We ourselves have put us into the shallow water and could still enjoy the cooling. The small turtles station is also quite nice. Unfortunately no one was there, which has looked on the animals. Children could just access into the pool for the little babies.
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  • August 11, 2017
    We visited the Park today and it was awesome. A lot of hiking (did about 12km) and visited both monkey and turtle beach. There is an option to take a boat, but we didn't. Sadly the canopy was closed f...  more »
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  • August 31, 2017
    It's free to visit (only). Big, attractive. One of the best you can get from Malaysia Government. But take care if park rules. Stay safe while visiting
  • June 15, 2017
    Fantastic place for hiking or to appreciate nature. Go for Pantai Keracut trail (2 hours trail) and you are going to love the cleaner version of Penang beaches. Don't forget to drop by at the turtle conservation center too.
  • May 26, 2017
    The place is still great if you are heading towards Pantai Kerachut, might get a chance to see turtle hatch. I do not recommend you to go to Monkey beach, poorly maintain and boat ride should be around RM 40 per boat as of Feb 2017.
  • June 2, 2017
    Beautiful place for trekking... Full slope climbing.. There are steps as well as trek, to climb the peak point..
  • March 21, 2017
    Best place to escape! Out of people out of noise. Jungle track to kerachut beach for 2920m and 1 hour with normal speed

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